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Georgia Logistics Summit – March 31-April 1, 2015

Posted by on Mar 3, 2015 in Georgia News, Logistics News | 0 comments

Hosted by Georgia’s Center of Innovation for Logistics, the Georgia Logistics Summit is one of the largest logistics events in the country, bringing together over 2,000 operational and logistics professionals to network and learn from a variety of industry experts. This year’s keynote speaker will be Craig Menear, CEO & President of The Home Depot. For more information or to register for this...

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Atlanta Journal Constitution – Atlanta should embrace foreign trade activity

Posted by on Oct 1, 2014 in FTZ News, Georgia News, Trade News | 0 comments

  In a recent op-ed published in the Atlanta Journal Constitution, GFTZ President and CEO Julie Brown emphasized the importance of global engagement for both Atlanta and Georgia. The article cites the ways in which GFTZ is working at local, national, and international levels to help local companies and boost visibility of the city and state. Read more here: GFTZ AJC Column...

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GFTZ Participates in Launch of World Free Zones Organization

Posted by on May 29, 2014 in FTZ News, Georgia News | 0 comments

World Free Zones Organization Launched; Will Create Local Jobs, Economic Advantages for Georgia Georgia Foreign-Trade Zone CEO Julie Brown Named to Board of Directors Atlanta, Ga., May 19, 2014 – Georgia Foreign-Trade Zone today announced the launch of the World Free Zones Organization, a newly formed non-profit association focused on raising awareness of the economic benefits of free zones...

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Logistics Market Snapshot – May 2014

Posted by on May 28, 2014 in Georgia News, Logistics News, Trade News | 0 comments

The Georgia Center of Innovation for Logistics publishes a monthly update on the global logistics market. The April 2014 Logistics Market Snapshot is available here.   Highlights: Georgia has been named the most competitive state in the nation by Site Selection magazine. The Top 10 Competitive States ranking is based on an index of 10 criteria, most of which are...

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GFTZ and Panama Gateway International Association Announce Partnership

Posted by on Apr 16, 2014 in FTZ News, Georgia News, Logistics News | 0 comments

Georgia Foreign-Trade Zone and Panama Gateway International Association Announce Partnership Encouraging Trade and Investment Opportunities for Business  Atlanta, Ga., April 15, 2014 – Georgia Foreign-Trade Zone, Inc.and Panama Gateway International Association, Inc.announced a new partnership to benefit companies in Georgia and Panama by increasing knowledge of trade and business opportunities. Georgia Foreign-Trade Zone (GFTZ) and Panama Gateway International Association (PGIA)...

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Logistics Market Snapshot – April 2014

Posted by on Apr 15, 2014 in Georgia News, Logistics News, Trade News | 0 comments

  The Georgia Center of Innovation for Logistics publishes a monthly update on the global logistics market. The April 2014 Logistics Market Snapshot is available here. Highlights: According to KPMG, Atlanta is the least-costly location to do business among the 31 largest U.S. metro areas. Atlanta has the lowest transportation and factory lease costs, and the lowest effective corporate income tax rate of...

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Logistics Market Snapshot – February 2014

Posted by on Mar 5, 2014 in Georgia News, Logistics News | 0 comments

The Georgia Center of Innovation for Logistics publishes a monthly update on the global logistics market. The February 2014 Logistics Market Snapshot is...

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Georgia Named No. 1 State in the U.S. for business – Site Selection

Posted by on Dec 5, 2013 in Georgia News | 0 comments

  In its November 2013 issue, SITE SELECTION MAGAZINE names Georgia as the top state in the U.S. for business. Sunny Day in Georgia – Gov. Nathan Deal says a diversified economy, low-cost energy, enviable logistics assets and an ear for what businesses require to succeed and to expand are what separated his state from the pack in Site Selection’s annual ranking of state...

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